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The Five Life Lessons I'm Grateful Ethiopia Taught Me

ONE | Posted 01.15.2013 | Impact
ONE

The main language that is spoken in Ethiopia is Amharic, and has its own characters -- which is to say that it was completely foreign to my eyes and ears. But one language that felt universal? Listening to the children giggle and laugh and play.

On the 6.8 Million

ONE | Posted 12.23.2012 | Impact
ONE

Six-point-eight million Ethiopian children under the age of five are physically and mentally stunted as a result of malnutrition. That's roughly equivalent to 82 percent of the population of New York City. It is almost twice the population of Los Angeles.

ONE Moms in Ethiopia: First Health, Then Happiness

ONE | Posted 12.16.2012 | Impact
ONE

Before you can be happy, you have to be healthy. It sounds like a platitude you'd read in Chicken Soup for the Afflicted Soul, but I'm seeing it in the most literal way here in Ethiopia.

The Unbelievable Strength Of Women

ONE | Posted 12.09.2012 | Impact
ONE

As much as I love shopping and design and discovering some wonderful something-or-other that I know will help other moms, my real passion is supporting small business. Especially those run by women and mothers trying to support their families.

Countdown to Ethiopia (and About That ONE Campaign)

ONE | Posted 12.04.2012 | Impact
ONE

ONE is not a charity.​ It's a "nonpartisan advocacy organization dedicated to the fight against extreme poverty and preventable disease, particularly in Africa." ONE never asks for your money, just your voice.

Ghana -- A Most Excellent Adventure

ONE | Posted 05.17.2012 | Impact
ONE

Seeing the starving kids on television does not prepare you for seeing it up close and personal. Standing outside the door of the in-patient room we were about to enter I took a deep breath to still myself for what may lay on the the other side of the door.

The Trees That Grow Become the Forest

Shayne Moore | Posted 03.28.2012 | Impact
Shayne Moore

We have the technology, the medicine, and the resources to have a generation born HIV-free -- we can work together to see the beginning of the end of AIDS by 2015.

Village Reporters

Cooper Munroe | Posted 03.20.2012 | Impact
Cooper Munroe

This past summer 10 American moms, including me, went with the ONE Campaign to Kenya to learn firsthand about U.S.-funded programs in Africa benefitting mothers and children.